Former cruiserweight and heavyweight champion, Evander Holyfield has announced his comebacks to boxing at the age of 57.
The four-time world heavyweight champion will fight in exhibition bouts for charity campaign, ‘Unite 4 Our Fight,’ in the coming months.
Sharing a video of himself training, the 57-year-old revealed he will be raising money for charity campaign Unite 4 Our Fight.
“Are you ready? The moment you’ve all been waiting for. The Champ is back!” he wrote on Wednesday night.
“I’d like to announce that I will be making a comeback to the ring. I will be fighting in exhibition matches for a great cause: #Unite4OurFight.”
Evander Holyfield remains the only boxer in history to win the undisputed championship in two weight classes. He enjoyed a glittering career in boxing, with notable wins against Mike Tyson, George Foreman, and many others.
Profile of Evander Holyfield
Evander Holyfield is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 2011. He reigned as the undisputed champion at cruiserweight in the late 1980s and at heavyweight in the early 1990s, and remains the only boxer in history to win the undisputed championship in two weight classes.
Nicknamed “The Real Deal”, Holyfield is the only four-time world heavyweight champion, having held the unified WBA, WBC, and IBF titles from 1990 to 1992, the WBA and IBF titles again from 1993 to 1994, the WBA title a third time from 1996 to 1999; the IBF title a third time from 1997 to 1999 and the WBA title for a fourth time from 2000 to 2001.